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The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory D. Smithers (review)

The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory... 516 }EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE: VOLUME 52 , NUMBER 2 the child's book, from cradle to grave, and beyond, to the afterlife of the archive" (113). She observes that many children's marks claim possession, while the tradition of memorializing dead children via their books is another way for the child to become a kind of property. It would be fascinating to repeat such a study with adult-oriented books. As for Crain's book, I suspect that it will have a long life, one in which its readers seize upon its rich materials and maybe even become possessed by them. COURTNEY wEIkLE- MILLs University of Pittsburgh wORks CITEd Bernstein, Robin. Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. New York UP, 2011. Crain, Patricia. The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from the New England Primer to the Scarlet Letter. Stanford UP, 2000. Graff, Harvey J. The Literacy Myth: Literacy and Social Structure in the NineteenthCentury City. Academic P, 1979. Kincaid, James. Child-Loving: The Erotic Child and Victorian Culture. Routledge, 1992. Schwebel, Sara. "Childhood Studies Meets Early America." Early American Literature 50.1 (2015): 141­52. The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity gREgORY d. sMIThERs http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Early American Literature University of North Carolina Press

The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory D. Smithers (review)

Early American Literature , Volume 52 (2) – Jun 16, 2017

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516 }EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE: VOLUME 52 , NUMBER 2 the child's book, from cradle to grave, and beyond, to the afterlife of the archive" (113). She observes that many children's marks claim possession, while the tradition of memorializing dead children via their books is another way for the child to become a kind of property. It would be fascinating to repeat such a study with adult-oriented books. As for Crain's book, I suspect that it will have a long life, one in which its readers seize upon its rich materials and maybe even become possessed by them. COURTNEY wEIkLE- MILLs University of Pittsburgh wORks CITEd Bernstein, Robin. Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. New York UP, 2011. Crain, Patricia. The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from the New England Primer to the Scarlet Letter. Stanford UP, 2000. Graff, Harvey J. The Literacy Myth: Literacy and Social Structure in the NineteenthCentury City. Academic P, 1979. Kincaid, James. Child-Loving: The Erotic Child and Victorian Culture. Routledge, 1992. Schwebel, Sara. "Childhood Studies Meets Early America." Early American Literature 50.1 (2015): 141­52. The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity gREgORY d. sMIThERs

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Published: Jun 16, 2017

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